How the Brain Stops Time One of the strangest side-effects of intense fear is time dilation, the apparent slowing-down of time. It's a common trope in movies and TV shows, like the memorable scene from The Matrix in which time slows down so dramatically that bullets fired at the hero seem to move at a walking pace. In real life, our perceptions aren't keyed up quite that dramatically, but survivors of life-and-death situations often report that things seem to take longer to happen, objects fall more slowly, and they're capable of complex thoughts in what would normally be the blink of an eye. Now a research team from Israel reports that not only does time slow down, but that it slows down more for some than for others. An intriguing result, and one that raises a more fundamental question: how, exactly, does the brain carry out this remarkable feat? Researcher David Eagleman has tackled his very issue in a very clever way . Was it scary enough to generate a sense of time dilation?
Daydreamer by Feng, Cheng-Tsung and Lin, Kai-Ting Ball Pillow Conglomerate This is a ball pillow project like I’ve never seen before. It’s probably the best ball pillow project I’ve had the pleasure of writing about all year. It’s the “Daydreamer” furniture piece by Feng, Cheng-Tsung and Lin, Kai-Ting. The outside 9 balls of this sofa are filled with low-density foam, while the other 40 balls are filled with high-density foam. Thusly! Designers: Cheng-Tsung Feng and Kai-Ting Lin
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Out Of Body Experience Guaranteed - Alarm Clock Technique | Astral Projection It is impossible not to be curious out having an out of body experience. Not just because it is something bound in mystery and excitement – the idea of being liberated from the limiting confines of our bodies is indeed very appealing – but because it is something which makes up a certain essence of our culture. Mankind has always dreamt about releasing himself, whether through controlled flight or artificial weightlessness, or through redemption and religious experiences. Often, many of us encounter out of body experiences without understanding how or why it took place. Interested to learn step-by-step techniques of astral projection? Find out by signing up for Steve G. Out of body experiences have received a huge amount of public attention over the past few decades, and this can hardly surprise us. When you have an out of body experience, you are not only freed from your material body, but the entire material realm. Step 1: Relaxation Step 2: Focus on your Third Eye Step 4: Visualization
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Archimedes' Laboratory Panorama California, Oregon, Washington 2008 (Crater Lake, Olympic, Mount Rainier, North Cascades, Newberry Crater) Mount Rainier from Skyline Trail Mount Fremont Lookout (Mount Rainier NP) Sahale Arm near Cascade Pass and Doubtful Lake (North Cascades) Sahale Peak and Doubtful Lake (North Cascades) Sourdough Mountain Fire Lookout and Ross Lake (North Cascades) Diablo Lake from Sourdough Mountain Trail (North Cascades) Newberry Crater (Paulina Lake, East Lake, and Big Obsidian Flow) Lassen Peak and Lake Helen Crater on the Lassen Peak Summit Bumpass Hell (Lassen NP) Lake Crescent from Mount Stormking (Olympic NP) Crater Lake (and smoke from wild fires)